Suspension: PDP asks court to dismiss Wike’s suit with substantial cost
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on February 14, 2023
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to dismiss a suit filed by the Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike against it and others with substantial cost
The PDP, in a counter affidavit dated filed on behalf of the party’s executive members listed in the suit before Justice James Omotosho, said contrary to Wike’s deposition, none of the respondents threatened to deal with the governor.
The PDP, in the counter affidavit deposed to by Nanchang Ndam, a staff in the Legal Department of the party’s national secretariat, averred that all Wike’s depositions were untrue.
Ndam averred that there was no threat to Wike’s right of freedom of association by any of the respondent contrary to his insinuation, noting that in the interest of justice to dismiss the suit with substantial cost.